Don't Forget To Schedule Your Spring Auto Service

Most people don't necessarily associate warm weather with an oil change, but the truth is that spring is the perfect time to get that old, thicker oil out and get a fresh supply in. Our technicians know exactly which type of oil will best keep your engine running smoothly during the hot summer months. Even if you haven't been driving as much over the last year, you should make sure your oil gets changed every six months, regardless of mileage.

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Salt Corrosion: How Can Drivers Avoid It?

Although many drivers are already aware of the dangers that snow presents, far fewer understand the dangers that winter road salt can inflict upon their vehicles. By far the largest issue that you should concern yourself with when it comes to salt is the potential for corrosion.

One way that you can deal with this road salt corrosion issue is to monitor your vehicle for any wet leaves that may have become stuck to the car’s surface. It is vital to remove such items immediately due to their ability to hold debris like road salt and water. Allowing wet…

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All-Season vs Winter Tires

To simply get straight to the point, all-season tires are your best option if you don't reside in extremely cold areas. These particular tires don't necessarily excel in a particular weather condition, but they're adequately designed to perform in various conditions on average. Most vehicles will come equipped with all-season tires from the factory and will provide less wear and tear in the long run. Consumers can also expect better gas mileage with all-season tires.

Winter tires have a specific tread pattern and biting edges that are designed to provide the most amount of 

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Find Out What Safety Features Come With the Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox is a popular SUV at JIM SCHMIDT CHEVROLET-BUICK INC. that attracts Hicksville car shoppers with its wide range of features. Many of our customers choose the Equinox because it's equipped with the most advanced safety technologies in the industry.

Teen Driver comes with the Equinox. This feature has configurable vehicle settings that allow users to coach new drivers, and it has in-vehicle report cards that let caregivers keep 

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Before Buying Used Study The Vehicle History Report

Anyone looking at a used car to buy should check the vehicle history report before making the purchase. At JIM SCHMIDT CHEVROLET-BUICK INC., we encourage you to do this before deciding whether or not this is the car for you. It’s simple enough to do. All you need is the VIN located on the dash of the vehicle you’re interested in.

The vehicle history report provides information about the vehicle’s title status, its mileage, accident history, and previous ownership. You may even find details about how it was used. Since the VIN is used to 

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The Chevrolet Silverado 1500's Key Design Features

There are many full-size pickup trucks on the market in Hicksville, but the Chevrolet 1500 Silverado at JIM SCHMIDT CHEVROLET-BUICK INC. was designed to impress and is one of the most desired trucks available. The 1500 is equipped with exterior design features that offer capability and durability, and the interior is versatile with smart storage options.

The Silverado 1500 has 89.1 cubic feet of bed volume, which is best-in-class bed volume, and you can also get the first power-up/-down tailgate in the automotive industry. With available cargo area and perimeter lighting

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Safety Features Highlight the Chevy Blazer

The Chevy Blazer presents an appealing look that may enthuse shoppers interested in a sporty SUV. The vehicle comes with impressive performance features, making the model a top choice for those looking for a capable primary vehicle. Some buyers may wonder about the Chevrolet Blazer's safety capabilities. The good news here is the SUV comes with valuable safety features.

The safety features are diverse, and automatic emergency braking and front pedestrian braking stand out. Drivers must do their part to bring a vehicle to a safe stop and drive safely. Chevy lends some technological

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